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AP photographer describes Gulf oil spill then, now –“The deterioration was shocking.”


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Eyeless shrimp and oil coated dead fish abound to this day in the Gulf.


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A Legacy Of Lies: The BP Oil Spill Two Years Later


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telliottmbamsc 3 years 29 weeks ago

Offshore oil drilling near Cuba renews spill concerns in Florida Keys

In Cuba’s North Basin, the Spanish company Repsol has begun risky exploration for oil and natural gas on a semi-submersible rig, now just 77 nautical miles from Key West and even closer to the ecologically sensitive Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. In a month or so, Repsol expects its drilling through 5,600 feet of seawater and about 14,000 feet of layered rock will reach the reservoir.

[Repsol was the company who recently had to evacuate some 200 people from an oil platform off the Coast of Brazil because it was tilting like it might tip over. If an Oil platform tips over it will sever pipe that transports oil from the bottom of the sea to the surface - Good luck Key West!]

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/04/23/146339/offshore-oil-drilling-near-cuba.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/04/23/146339/offshore-oil-drilling-near-cuba.html#storylink=cpy

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